Beta 2 Available for Backers!
Greetings! I am happy to announce that OpenShot 2.0.5 (Beta 2) has been released to Backers and is ready for testing on Windows, Mac, and Linux. Lots of bug fixes... Read more
OpenShot 2.0 - Beta Released!
Greetings Everyone!I am proud to release the first beta of OpenShot 2.0 (details below), and start a much wider testing effort. For all you supporters with early access, I... Read more
OpenShot 2.0 - September Update!
Greetings Everyone! Over the past many months, a ton of work has gone into OpenShot 2.0, so this update is going to be jam packed full of exciting news and... Read more
February Update: GIFs, Video Playback, Cross-Platform, Installers, and Releases
Greetings and welcome to a special OpenShot Valentines Weekend Update! It has been way, way too long since my last update, and I have a tons of news and... Read more
June + July Update: Part 3 of 3
Welcome to Part 3 of my update on OpenShot 2.0. We still have lots to discuss, so let’s dive right in!
I am very happy to report that... Read more
June + July Update: Part 2 of 3
Welcome to Part 2 of my update, where I will dive much deeper into the technical accomplishments of the past 2 months. I also have some screenshots to share, as... Read more
June + July Update: Part 1 of 3
Greetings Backers! I hope everyone is having a great summer! I have been very busy working on OpenShot 2.0 (of course), and have an update that is just too big... Read more
May Development Update: Video + Interview + More!
Hi everyone! Here is my May development update for OpenShot 2.0! This update will be a little different than my previous ones. It includes two different videos, and hopefully gives... Read more
Linux Action Show, Sunday 12 PM (CST)
Hi! I will be appearing LIVE on the Linux Action Showtomorrow (i.e. Sunday around noon CST), and will be sharing some OpenShot 2.0 news and updates! To tune in... Read more
March / April Development Update (w/Screenshots)!
It's been a crazy 7 weeks in OpenShot land, and I hope to bring you all the latest news and developments to catch you up. If you don't have time... Read more
Birthday Update for OpenShot!!!
Since Feb 13th is my birthday, I figured I would give a quick shout out to everyone and let you know how things are progressing on OpenShot 2.x.
The Interface... Read more
Epic OpenShot 2.0 Update! (Part 3 of 3)
Welcome to third and final update of the Epic OpenShot 2.0 Update! I've already received some great feedback on the previous two updates, so thank you for that. This... Read more
Epic OpenShot 2.0 Update! (Part 2 of 3)
Welcome to the secondof three exciting updates on OpenShot 2.0! This update will be a bit more technical than the last, but I'll try and keep it understandable for... Read more
Epic OpenShot 2.0 Update! (Part 1 of 3)
Greetings OpenShot Backers! I hope everyone had a great holiday season and a happy new year! This is the first of threeupdates over the next couple days! So, be... Read more
Amazing Mask and Transition Update!
Greetings OpenShot Backers! I have lots of exciting news to share about OpenShot 2.0 and a progress / schedule update. It has been a crazy 4 weeks since my last... Read more
Library Update, Documentation, and Examples
It has been a very full month of development on OpenShot 2.0, with all my focus on completing the library (which is a huge part of the development work required... Read more
Rewards have Started Shipping!
Today marks an important milestone for the OpenShot Kickstarter campaign, many of the rewards have started shipping, and many of you should receive a tracking # via email (in the... Read more
Distributed Editing, Rewards, and More!
Over the past 6 weeks I have been hard at work, and have many exciting updates to share, including an upcoming presentation at the Dallas Makerspace (for those who live... Read more
Updates, Artwork, Schedule, Rewards, and More!
Over the past many weeks, I have made some tremendous progressand have lots of exciting updates to share with you! For those who were wondering, I did finally get... Read more
Development Update, Schedule, and Funds
Its been just over a week since we successfully funded, and I have been busy incorporating the many new features into my development schedule. As you can imagine, some of... Read more
We Did It! All Stretch Goals Met! $45,028 Pledged!
When I first considered bringing OpenShot to Kickstarter, I never imagined that we would exceed our goal by $25,000! That is amazing and unexpected. Thank you for believing in me, our... Read more
Only 15 Hours Left to Reach Our Goal!
We have made a tremendous jump over the past 36 hours, with more than $4,000 in new pledges! Amazing! That means, our FINAL GOALis only $1,252 away and we... Read more
Big Announcement: Stretch Goals Updated! Only 39 hours remaining!
We have reached another amazing milestone, Stretch Goal #3: Animation Presets, greatly improving the work-flow for animating video clips and titles. The past 48 hours have been great,... Read more
Award Winning Webseries, Stats, and Stretch Goals!
Hi everyone! Our Kickstarter is quickly coming to an end, with only 3 days and 11 hours remaining. Somehow we need to make a big pushthese last few days,... Read more
OpenShot Backs New Film, Bill the Galactic Hero!
I have some exciting news to announce today! The creator of Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, director Alex Cox, has backed OpenShot and also gave us a shout... Read more
Over $30,000 Pledged! Stretch Goal #2 Achieved!
Wow! In only 24 hours we have reached our goal of $30,000 and everyone is getting a new cropping interface for OpenShot! This is a tremendous accomplishment, and I could... Read more
Stretch Goal #2 Almost Here!
Over the past 5 days we have added 125 new backers and pledged an additional $3,223! This is fantastic news, and we are now approaching Stretch Goal #2, a vastly... Read more
Video Preview of New Timeline, Stretch Goal #1 Reached!!!
Big News Today! Check out the following video, which takes an early lookat the new OpenShot timeline. Of course, keep in mind that it's still missing lots of functionality... and... Read more
Quick Update, Stats, and Open Source LED Lighting
We had another great day, with 48 new backers joining in the fun! Our pledges just passed $24,400 (122%), which is only $600 away from our first stretch... Read more
Approaching Stretch Goal #1
Great news everyone! We are quickly approaching our first stretch goal! We are now 117% funded, with over $23,000+ pledged!
As you might have guessed, Engadget takes the number one spot... Read more
We Did It! 100% Funded in Only 13 Days!
Today we reached 100% of our goal!THANK YOU SO MUCH for backing and supporting OpenShot! It looks like this project is officially going to happen now! I am so... Read more
Stretch Goals Announcement!
Wow! The past 24 hours have been crazy, with around $3,000 of new pledges and reaching 95% of our goal! This Kickstarter has been quite unpredictable so far. Many... Read more
Engadget, Stats, and Planning for Stretch Goals
Just as progress was starting to slow on our Kickstarter, we hit the front page of Engadget this evening, with an awesome article! Wow, I can not thank the Engadget... Read more
65% of Goal!
There are still 21 days left in the OpenShot Kickstarter campaign, and we have already climbed to 448 backers, with pledges reaching 65% of our $20,000goal. While we have... Read more
Monday Update, Feature Spotlight: Frame Accuracy
We had another great day, with 64 new backers and $1,500+ in additional pledges! We are now 61% funded after our first 8 days! Of course, there is no guarantee we will... Read more
Weekend Update, Stats, Python API
We had an amazing weekend of activity on the OpenShot Kickstarter campaign! Welcome to all the new backers who joined us... you are amazing for supporting our project! As you... Read more
Slashdot, Stats, and New Feature Reveal!
A big thanks to all the new backers from the popular site slashdot.org. The OpenShot Kickstarter campaign was mentioned on the front page of Slashdot, and also on the front page... Read more
Steady Progress, New Stats, Press Release
The fourth day of our Kickstarter campaign has come to a close, and it was a great day with almost $1,000 increase in pledges and 29 new backers. I've... Read more
Press Release, Stats, and Hardware Acceleration
In a few hours, our first press release will be distributed across the world, announcing the OpenShot Kickstarter project. I am hopeful that many news agencies and blogs will pick up the... Read more
Stats Update & New Ad Images
We had another fantastic day, although a little slower than our first day. We added 40 new backers and increased our pledges by more than $1,000, bringing our current total... Read more